The Picture House by the Sea (The Picture House by the Sea 01-04)
by Holly Hepburn ePUB
Brief Encounter at the Picture House by the Sea
Part One in the brilliant new series from the bestselling author of The Star and Sixpence series. Perfect for fans of Cathy Bramley.
The picture house by the sea is the Palace at Polwhipple – a lovely art deco cinema, nestled in front of azure Cornish seas. But it is long past its heyday now, and its only saving grace is Ferrelli’s, the family run ice-cream concession in the foyer, which is famed for selling the best ice cream for miles.
When Ferdie, the owner of Ferrelli’s, falls ill, his granddaughter Gina drops everything to come and help out, leaving her boyfriend, Max, in London. But when she arrives she is dismayed by the state of the cinema, which she remembers fondly from summer holidays when she was a teenager,
Enchanted by Polwhipple’s golden beaches and friendly faces, Gina sets about restoring the Palace to its former glory with a themed Brief Encounter night, roping in her old friend Ben to help. But can one night alter the fortunes of this beautiful old picture house by the sea…?
Singing in the Rain at the Picture House by the Sea
Part Two in the brilliant new series from the bestselling author of the Star and Sixpence series. Perfect for all fans of Cathy Bramley.
Gina has returned to her grandparents in the picturesque Cornish town of Polwhipple, to help run the Italian family’s ice-cream business while her grandfather recovers from an accident.
Dismayed to find her old haunt from childhood visits to Polwhipple, the little picture house by the sea, in a state of disrepair, Gina is determined to help. Long past its heyday now, the little art deco cinema needs all the love it can get. With the help of her old friend Ben, Gina goes to the town’s committee to ask for funding to renovate the hearthstone of Polwhipple’s community. And what better way to prove the little picture house’s worth, than by throwing another fantastic themed screening, complete with an exotic new Ferrelli flavour…
But Ben’s activities are closely watched by his old flame, the venomous Rose Arundell, who is determined to get her claws into him once more. Rose is used to getting what she wants – the trouble is, Gina is starting to wonder if she and Rose want the same thing…
Dirty Dancing at the Picture House by the Sea
Part Three of the brilliant new series from the bestselling author of the Star and Sixpence series. Perfect for all fans of Cathy Bramley.
The little picture house by the sea is the Palace at Polwhipple – a lovely art deco cinema, nestled in front of azure Cornish seas. But it is long past its heyday now, and its only saving grace is Ferelli’s, the family run ice-cream concession in the foyer, which is widely known as the best ice-cream for miles.
Gina is in Polwhipple to help her grandfather, the owner of Ferelli’s, and has taken charge. Now there is a ‘closed for refurbishment’ sign hanging in the window. But just because the picture house is closed, doesn’t mean there can’t be a movie screening… and there’s only one place for it! Pre-order now to see how Gina pulls off her biggest event yet… and find out who will be the Johnny to her Baby…
Some Like It Hot at the Picture House by the Sea
Part Four in the brilliant new series from the bestselling author of The Star and Sixpence series. Perfect for fans of Cathy Bramley.
After several months in Cornwall helping her grandfather run the family business, Gina has almost forgotten what London life is like, and her boyfriend Max has most definitely noticed…. With all her energy going into the newly renovated Palace picture house and the ever-successful Ferrelli’s ice-cream business, he’s not getting much attention. To make matters worse, Gina is spending more and more time with her friend and co-renovator, Ben, and old feelings are starting to resurface.
But as Gina’s time in Cornwall draws to a close and she starts thinking about returning to life in London with Max, the cinema’s very future comes under threat from a developer with greed in his eyes. Will Gina stay in Polwhipple? And can she help owner Gorran save the Palace before it is too late…?